LARGEST COMPREHENSIVE PRODUCT BASKET

AIFL produces virtually the A to Z of relaxwear, nightwear, intimate wear, lingerie, and sportswear for men, women and children. Valentine does the manufacturing, designing, branding, distribution, and retailing, everything in house.

Harshad has always emphasized on zero quality tolerance and high fashion whilst maintaining the product’s utility. It uses modern state-of- the-art machines and equipment.

RICH EXPERIENCE AND EXPERTISE

Harshad started working in this niche space at a very early age. He goes to the basics of understanding the likes and dislikes of aspirational young people and also studies the global fashion wear industry – particularly in the western nations.

ROBUST DISTRIBUTION & BRAND VISIBILITY

With 30+ exclusive brand outlets across India, plans are afloat to open 100 more within the next 3-5 years. 10,000 points of sale are serviced through a dozen of C/F agents. Consistent media advertisements have also helped in building brand recall and brand value.

Staying in tune with modern trade; online business through an eCommerce site, mobile app, and online marketplaces have been activated. In addition to exports, shop in shop model stores, and large format stores have helped accelerate sales and growth.

THE SECRET TO
HIS SUCCESS

Valentine’s grand success!

Industry experts often ask, “Why does Valentine enjoy this grand success” and people at AIFL know that it’s largely due to Harshad’s passion, instinct for fashion, enterprise drive, and a passionate design focused team with a strong back-end infrastructure.

THE FUTURE

The company is in process of opening a new international headquarter. After a decade of successful business, Harshad affirms, “This is just a beginning, what I really want to do I have not yet done, and yes there are more growth and development plans for the company.”

Harshad’s vision for AIFL is to be amongst the top 3 global brands in the relax wear segment in the coming years.

CREDENTIALS

He has served as the Chairman of the Lingerie Sub-Committee and Co-Opted Member at Clothing Manufacturing Association of India (CMAI).

He has been awarded…

2017 – The Economic Times Best Brands Award for Bring a Symbol of Excellence
2016 – Altina Entrepreneurs Excellence Award for Exceptional performance in the field of Textiles
2015 – Citation received from The Entrepreneurs Network
2015 – Girnar Award of Bruhad Mumbai Gujarati Samaj
2015 – National Awards for Marketing Excellence (Lounge & Nightwear Brand of the Year)
2014 – Kutch Shakti National Award